Brewed by Marston’s
Style: Stout
Burton-on-Trent, England


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 768   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
"Dark - Rich - Smooth"
Pasteurised bottle containing: Water, malt, hops and co2.
Sometimes available in the cask.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KnutAlbert (6705) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2009
Bottle from Centra. Good looking, but not much aroma. A little soot, a little toast, a hint of liquorice. But it is rather thin and watery. Too lightweight, but on a hot day it is probably refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ErikTheViking (76) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2009
7 April 2009 on Cardinal. This was the last beer of the night and the notes is influenced by that. It was dark. Nothing more to say, other than it tasted good too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 23, 2009
500ml bottle
4.5% ABV
I tried this beer on January 7, after purchasing from one of my local LCBO outlets. The beer poured a very dark brown with a very thin, short-lived brown head. The aroma was roasted malt, some coffee, and some molasses. The mouthfeel was medium-bodied (weak for a stout) and mildly carbonated. The taste was bitter coffee, and watery. An alright beer, but unlikely to be tried again by me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2009
I remember someone talking about making an Oyster Stout in the homebrew forum and I really wanted to give one a try. Bottle from Beer Bistro in Toronto. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Little aroma of roasted malt and some chocolate. I did think the beer was thin though and I was expecting something a lot more flavorful. Chocolate and roasted malt in the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1593) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 5, 2009
Bottle, lcbo. Pours a nice blackish brown pour with a golden brown espresso head. Smells faintly of malt. Taste is very generously ale-fruity with a hint of grain and coffee - not much deep roast here, and that’s just fine as it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quevillon (2897) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2009
Bouteille de 500 ml, acheté au LCBO de Rideau et King Edward (Ottawa), février 2009. Noire, petit colle beige. Arome de malte chocolaté et de céréal müslik, très légé. Goût légé d’orge malté, peu chocolaé et aqueuse, une finision drolement amère. Vraiment pas impressionnant!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RuneStumo (2575) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2012 13.03.2012. On tap at Blå rock Cafe, Tromsø. 13.03.2009, 0,5l Bottle. The colour is almost black. Head is off-white.Aroma is roasted and watery. I expected more richness. Aftertaste is also watery. There is not much hops in this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14109) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2009
Bottle. Brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, roasted, malt. Flavour is creamy, coffee, chocolate, roasted. Easy drinkable nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
grimestown (9) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2009 does not count
500ml bottle purchased @ LCBO. Wonderfully rich dark brown body and thinnish cappucino coloured head. Roasted malt and hint of salt. Dry at the end. Mouthfeel thinner than expected but very easy and enjoyable to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (3734) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2009
Brown bottle, 500 ml, best before 06 NOV 09, purchased at the LCBO, savoured on February 26 2009; eye: dark brown, creamy coffee head, opaque, a bit of lacing; nose: light roasted malt, light chocolate, light chocolate milk; mouth: light roasted malt, powdery chocolate, slight hops, short and dry finale in roasted malt with presence of chocolate milk, medium-thin body, average carbonation, a bit thin, lightly bitter, slightly acrid, slightly grainy texture; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 500 ml, meilleure avant 06 NOV 09, achetée à la LCBO, savourée le 26 février 2009; œil : brune très foncée, mousse crémeuse café, opaque, un peu de dentelle; nez : léger malt rôti, léger chocolat, léger chocolat au lait; bouche : léger malt rôti, chocolat poudreux, très léger houblon, courte et sèche finale en malt rôti avec présence de lait au chocolat, corps moyen-mince, carbonatation moyenne, un peu mince, légèrement amère, très légèrement âcre, texture légèrement granuleuse; en résumé : correct

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